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Pay for SAS flights with just one click

January 15, 2016 07:00

SAS wants to make life easier for its customers and is therefore increasing the payment options available in its digital channels. SAS now offers the option of paying for flight tickets, extra baggage, and lounge access using PayPal One Touch. This makes purchases quick and easy using a single click, with no need to enter user names, passwords, or payment information.

“We are always working to optimize our sales channels so we can create simple and flexible solutions that suit our clients. Many people are used to using so-called ‘wallet solutions’, such as PayPal, when shopping online, so I am pleased that we at SAS are now also able to offer this payment solution,” says Annelie Nässén, Global Sales Director at SAS.

Initially, PayPal will be available as a payment option for travelers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, and the UK. PayPal will also be available as a payment method in the SAS app soon.

“Once you have decided to buy something, it should be easy to complete the transaction. PayPal One Touch makes the process as simple as possible, without sacrificing security,” says Mårten Barkman, CEO of PayPal in Scandinavia. 

SAS sells digitally on around 30 different markets and is investing heavily in offering local payment methods to meet its customers’ needs. As recently as November 2015, SAS increased the payment options available on the Chinese market by offering both Alipay and UnionPay to its customers in China and Hong Kong. These are the dominant payment methods on the Chinese market.

For more information, please contact:

SAS Press duty telephone
+46 8 797 2944

About SAS

SAS carries over 28 million passengers a year and is the leading airline in Scandinavia with nearly 1,000 flights per day. SAS is a member of Star Alliance™ and through its 27 partners is able to offer over 18,500 flights per day to around 1,300 destinations in 192 countries. Please visit www.sas.se for more information.

About PayPal

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Since PayPal was founded in 1998, we have led the way in the development of digital payments. Last year, we handled 4 billion payments, with 1 billion of them made using a smartphone. PayPal makes it easier for users to have control over their money. We help people to smoothly transfer money without having to disclose their card or bank details to others and they can choose to pay using their PayPal balance, bank account, PayPal Credit, or payment card. With our 173 million active e-wallets, we have created an open and secure ecosystem for payments where people and businesses choose to make secure payments between one another online, in stores, and on mobile devices. PayPal is a global payment platform that is available in 203 markets and enables users to receive payments in over 100 different currencies, to transfer money to their bank accounts in 57 currencies, and to have money in their PayPal account in 26 currencies. More information about PayPal can be found at www.paypal.se and www.paypal-media.com.

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